Michael Yon is reporting on a new and fierce battle for Iraq, with Baquba at the heart.
To me, today as I read his dispatch, Michael’s reporting seems as it must have felt when Americans heard that Pearl Harbor was bombed, or as each major battle commenced.
Michael says this is a new assault in Iraq… a fight that some have known about for a month or so.
By the time these words are released, we will be in combat. Few ears have heard even rumors of this battle, and fewer still are the eyes that will see its full scope….practically no news about it is flowing home….Even the media here on the ground do not seem to have sensed its scale.
With General Patraeus in command, Michael says:
We are in trouble, but we have a great General.
Assuming this reporting is correct, and I am now hearing some from Fox as I blog, but not cast in the dramatic light of Yon’s blog, then I believe this is a special time to hold-up for prayer throughout the coming days, our military, our country and the Democratic people of Iraq.
Read it here:here.
God bless our troops and their families. God bless our battles for freedom.
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